Development is more than aid
‘Over the years, Norwegian aid has been spread too thinly, both geographically and thematically.
Positive development in the Afghanistan conflict during Eid
‘I applaud the parties to the conflict for a ceasefire which has been successful so far, and wish all Afghans a happy Eid.
Statement at conference on human rights
Speech/statement | Date: 2018-06-18 | Minster of Foreign Affairs Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide's statement at the conference "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.
Norway requests WTO dispute settlement consultations with the United States
‘In Norway’s view, the additional tariffs imposed by the US on steel and aluminium imports are a violation of the WTO rules. Today we have therefore requested dispute settlement consultations with the US in the WTO.
UN Secretary-General to Norway and Oslo Forum
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide is hosting the annual Oslo Forum, a meeting place for leaders from all over the world, at Losby Manor outside Oslo on 19 and 20 June.
Houston consulate will be closed Tues., June 19
Due to technical maintenance, the consulate will be closed on Tuesday, June 19th. For emergencies, please call our regular number and you will be transferred to an operator in Norway.
Speech by PM Solberg at G7 Outreach Session
"The world’s growing population will need more food, medicines, energy, and minerals.
Oceans: Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup's keynote speech at the Eat Stockholm Food Forum 2018
Speech/statement | Date: 2018-06-11 | Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup's keynote speech at the Eat Stockholm Food Forum 2018
Norwegian Government increases humanitarian aid to Gaza
In response to the acute humanitarian situation, Norway is providing an additional NOK 15 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza.
Norwegian Prime Minister to take part in G7 summit
Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been invited to participate in the G7 summit in Canada. She will be introducing the topic of sustainable use and management of the oceans in a special outreach session.
Norway to provide an additional NOK 30 million for emergency relief in Somalia
Norway will provide a further NOK 30 million to alleviate the situation in Somalia. The funds will be channelled through the Somalia Humanitarian Fund, which is administered by the UN, and through Save the Children Norway and Norwegian Church Aid.